Skin care for teens

Puberty is a time of change - this also applies to skincare for teens. The activation of sex hormones in the body dramatically changes the appearance of the skin. Young skin is somewhat unpredictable. It suddenly changes between an oily, sensitive or irritated skin condition.

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Each new surge of sex hormones increases sebum production and sweat gland secretion in teenagers and, in combination with increased keratinization, is essentially responsible for oily, blemished skin. In severe cases, this even leads to acne.

Teens need clarifying care

At the heart of a teenage skincare range is a facial cleansing product that removes excess sebum and prevents calluses. The aim of skin care for teenagers is to rebalance the skin without irritating it. Care products that moisturize without being too greasy as well as peelings and pore-refining toners round off the range.

What is important for teens during this time?

When caring for teenage skin, it is important to consider the individual skin type and establish a suitable skincare regime. Here are some tips:

  • Cleaning: Use a mild cleansing lotion or soap to remove excess oil and dirt.
  • Moisturizing care: Use a moisturizing lotion to prevent dry skin.
  • Sun protection: Apply a sunscreen with a high SPF value every day to protect against harmful UV rays.
  • Removing pimples: Use a mild remedy to remove pimples, but avoid squeezing them as this can lead to scarring.
  • Face masks: Use face masks occasionally to cleanse and moisturize the skin.

It is also important that teenagers drink enough water and eat a balanced diet with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables to keep their skin healthy.

We develop care products that are specially tailored to the skin condition of teenagers.

If you would like to launch a skincare range for teenagers or optimize existing products for this target group, please contact us!


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